In addition, these luxury models have been standing the test of time and impressing other drivers since the s. Talk a walk back in time and explore the history of the Jaguar name. In , Walmsley sold his share to Lyons, who then changed the company to S. Cars Limited.
All rights reserved. Jaguars are elusive, carnivorous creatures that roam South American rain forests. They can be easily recognized by their distinct black speckled fur with spots larger than those of a leopard or cheetah. Such information would be most welcome in a National Geographic show but we don't work for them. We love animals but cover cars and this is all about the wheeled Jaguar. A sight not as rare as it used to be, Jaguars appeared in under a different company name and profile. Founded as the Swallow Sidecar company by William Lyons and William Walmsley, the company later dropped the production of sidecars to take on coach building that would eventually lead to the launch of the first Jaguar automobile in
A Visual History of the Jaguar XJ’s 50 Years of Elegance
Jaguar Cars was the company that was responsible for the production of Jaguar cars until its operations were fully merged with those of Land Rover to form Jaguar Land Rover on 1 January Jaguar's business was founded as the Swallow Sidecar Company in , originally making motorcycle sidecars before developing bodies for passenger cars. Under the ownership of S. Cars Limited, the business extended to complete cars made in association with Standard Motor Co , many bearing Jaguar as a model name. The company's name was changed from S.
This site is optimised for modern web browsers, and does not fully support your current browser. Jaguar design was reinvigorated in the new millennium. It evolved, building on its recent years but moving above and beyond some of the more conservative, retrospective designs. It started to take on a whole new outlook. The following two decades have breathed new life into the Jaguar family, taking inspiration and vitality from the past and reimagining it for today.